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  1. SAI Mixer 2013 Southern Guards Army ROTC

  2. Timeline 0900- Welcome and Refreshments 0915- Introductions 0930- Guest speaker Wofford Update 1030- Break 1045- Scholarship Best Practices 1130- Lunch The Southern Guards Battalion

  3. Introductions • SAIs / AIs • Professor of Military Science • New Staff The Southern Guards Battalion

  4. Centralized Scholarship SelectionProcess - Outline • BN recruits Prospect SAL and directs to online application • Prospect applies on Line Feb (Jr Year) – Jan (Sr Year), Interviewee list established, PMSs review • HQCC determines school scholarship allocations 18 months in advance • Prospect interviews with local ROTC program Jun (after Jr Year) – Feb (Sr Year) • HQCC conducts 3 scholarship boards OCT (Sr Year) – MAR (Sr Year) • HQCC (PMS board) determines scholarship winners and informs PMSs thru CCIMS • PMSs review/approve winners, school entrance eligibility • HQCC mails letters to scholarship winners with 5 school choices • Prospect receives offer letter and accepts scholarship offer to 1 of 5 school choices (within 30 days) • Prospect has until 1May to confirm or request change school offer The Southern Guards Battalion

  5. New Scholarship Offer Timeline for any SY Application Window Opens First Interview List generated, PMS review CC Determines Allocations Prospect JR YR 1st Board 2nd Board 3rd Board 4YR On Campus Campaign 1st Award List, PMS review/approve For each board w/i 72 hr PMS Use 20% Allocations Application Window Closes 10 Jan School Confirmation Mid Course Review The Southern Guards Battalion Prospect SR YR

  6. Key Dates The Southern Guards Battalion

  7. On-line Application Critical Elements • Prospect applies on-line from Jun JR yr to Jan SR Yr • Selects up to 7 school choices in priority order • Applicant becomes an interviewee based on self reported SAT/ACT and Cumulative GPA • Starting in Jun visible in PMS Review in CCIMS • PMS views Interviewees via CCIMS alert spreadsheet • File Updated Weekly The Southern Guards Battalion

  8. Scholarship Allocation Process • Allocation Process does not change: • Brigades give each school allocations based on commission mission • 20% of allocations reserved for “one time” on-campus offers • HQCC offers ~ 2 scholarships per available allocation • Offers continue until allocations are filled • Allocation fill is based on accepts/declines • PMS awards on-campus allocations after National Scholarship Application Closes (March) • Primarily for incompletes, non-applicants and non-selects after the last board • Used for prospects still in consideration if they are admitted to the school making the offer • Unused funds roll over • Mid-Course Review to ensure all schools remain viable The Southern Guards Battalion

  9. Interview ProcessCritical Elements • HQCC Continues to Refer Interviewees to PMS/APMS through CCIMS beginning in Jun 13 • Interviewees are referred to 5 schools within their local commuting area • Use New ROTC Interview Sheet CCF 159-R CCIMS • Purpose: • Assess qualitative aspects of applicant • Provide Information about Army ROTC • Eyes On observation • Composure • Appearance - PMS conducts/confirms Ht/Wt • Verbal Communications skills • Motivation • Overall potential • Interviewer confirms PFT and transcript have been sent • Interviews (CCF 159-R) entered in CCIMS

  10. HQCC Conducts Centralized BoardCritical Elements • Prospects must supply transcript, PFT and validated SAT/ACT to HQCC and have been Interviewed in order to be considered by board • HQCC sends letter explaining process to all applicants as they apply • Prospect boarded only one time and considered throughout the process • Re-boards for admin errors only The Southern Guards Battalion

  11. Centralized Board Process • Selection Board Composition • HQCC tasks Brigades for 3 - 5 PMSs or Army Officers based on number of files to be reviewed. • Precise Dates TBD Annually • Board Qualified Record • Transcript • Validated SAT/ACT Scores • Presidential Physical Fitness Test (PFT) or Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) • PMS Interview Sheet • Each File is Boarded Once and Scored by Three Officers – 35% of WPS • The Board WPS is used to draw the cut line for the number of scholarships to be offered • Number of Scholarships to be Offered is based on a percentage of the applicant base The Southern Guards Battalion

  12. Whole Person Score Interim Whole Person Score (assigned based on application in CCIMS) POINTS PERCENT SAT/ACT Scores 250 25% SAL Points 200 20% Whole Person Score PMS Interview 200 20% Board Whole Person Score Board Points 350 35% TOTAL 1000 100% The Southern Guards Battalion

  13. Board Process Diagram (example) Month SEP OCT NOV JAN FEB MAR APR # New Files 300 400 500 1000 1200 1200 1500 = = = = = = # OML Files 300 600 800 1400 1700 1700 1800 + + + + + + Selection 100 300 400 900 1200 1400 1700 100 400 800 1700 2900 4300 6000 Total Offers Reinserted into Next OML 500 500 200 300 400 300 The Southern Guards Battalion

  14. Separate OMLs to Maintain Diversity(example) OML All Applicants OML Eligible HBCU Applicants OML Eligible Nurse Applicants Cut Line Offer 50 Files Cut Line Offer 150 Files Cut Line Offer 500 Files Mid-Course Review OML As Needed The Southern Guards Battalion Not to Scale

  15. Mid-Course Review - Jan • HQCC will review applicant base to ensure all schools have an opportunity to award their allocations • Decision will be made to either: • conduct special OMLs within the remaining boards • increase campus based allocations for those schools The Southern Guards Battalion

  16. Centralized Board DatesSY 13-14 Not released at this time OCT JAN MAR The Southern Guards Battalion

  17. HQCC Determines WinnersCritical Elements • HQCC identifies number of offers for each scholarship board and selects winners from board OML • HQCC identifies up to 5 schools to offer to each winner (Generally 1 or 2, rarely 3 or higher) • HQCC manages total number of offers allowed per school • “Misfire” offers are made to schools above their allocation The Southern Guards Battalion

  18. PMS ReviewCritical Elements • PMS reviews scholarship winners in CCIMS • PMS can de-select prospect from school based on admissions ineligibility only • PMS can recommend a 3YR AD offer in lieu of a 4YR offer • PMS email names of de-selects and offer changes to HQCC The Southern Guards Battalion

  19. HQCC mails letters to WinnersCritical Elements • HQCC mails winners letter guaranteeing conditional scholarship offer • Winners have 30 days to accept scholarship and to identify their school of choice • Winners have until 1 May to confirm school of choice • HQCC will consider requests for school change to a school not included in original offer (very limited) The Southern Guards Battalion

  20. Scholarship Best Practices • DOs • Take both the SAT and ACT Jr. Year after a prep. course (www.march2success.com) • Apply for 4 Yr Scholarship starting June 1, 2013 • Make an early decision on which school to attend; this will effect interview score. • Use early admission if possible • PT • DON’Ts • Assume unlimited Scholarships are available • Apply for a scholarship in January 30, 2013 or later and expect to get an offer • “Play” one school off of another. • Rule out USAR and ARNG options • Couch / Twinkie / X-box 360 training The Southern Guards Battalion

  21. Scholarship ProgramWinner Profile- Mission Set 14(as of 5th Board) Percentage 2012 2013 2014 Top 5% of Class 37% 40% 39% Top 25% of Class 68% 70% 74% Top 50% of Class 91% 93% 96% Presidents of Student Body or Sr. Class 8% 9% 12% Other Class Officers 25% 27% 34% National Honor Society 29% 29% 41% Varsity Letter Winners 64% 68% 77% Varsity Team Captains 40% 44% 53% Club Presidents 6% 6% 8% JROTC Participants 32% 29% 28% 4 Year College Board Mean 1136 1154 1186 National College Board Mean 1017 1016 High School GPA 3.4 3.4 3.5 The Southern Guards Battalion

  22. Scholarship Program - HBCU Winner Profile- Mission Set 14(As of 5th Board) Percentage 2012 2013 2014 Top 5% of Class 26% 32% 31% Top 25% of Class 52% 56% 62% Top 50% of Class 86% 81% 90% Presidents of Student Body or Sr. Class 6% 7% 17% Other Class Officers 22% 36% 31% National Honor Society 17% 24% 24% Varsity Letter Winners 40% 40% 45% Varsity Team Captains 24% 33% 34% Club Presidents 2% 8% 14% JROTC Participants 65 % 68% 62% 4 Year College Board Mean 1044 998 1046 National College Board Mean 1017 1016 High School GPA 3.2 3.2 3.3 The Southern Guards Battalion

  23. Nurse Scholarship ProgramWinner Profile- Mission Set 14(as of 5th Board) Percentage 2012 2013 2014 Top 5% of Class 31% 35% 38% Top 25% of Class 62% 70% 81% Top 50% of Class 92% 91% 98% Presidents of Student Body or Sr. Class 7% 8% 10% Other Class Officers 29% 35% 38% National Honor Society 27% 28% 48% Varsity Letter Winners 51% 61% 67% Varsity Team Captains 35% 41% 52% Club Presidents 5% 6% 6% JROTC Participants 36% 33% 28% 4 Year College Board Mean 1083 1102 1166 National College Board Mean 1017 1016 High School GPA 3.5 3.5 3.6 The Southern Guards Battalion

  24. 3-Year Advance Designee Winner Profile Mission Set 14(as of 5th Board) Percentage 2012 2013 2014 Top 5% of Class 33% 39% 41% Top 25% of Class 58% 54% 74% Top 50% of Class 88% 82% 94% Presidents of Student Body or Sr. Class 4% 4% 12% Other Class Officers 8% 11% 35% National Honor Society 17% 11% 40% Varsity Letter Winners 46% 43% 73% Varsity Team Captains 21% 43% 52% Club Presidents 0% 4% 8% JROTC Participants 17% 46% 28% 4 Year College Board Mean 1068 1129 1209 National College Board Mean 1017 1016 High School GPA 3.2 3.3 3.6 The Southern Guards Battalion

  25. Southern Guards • Class of 2017 Factoids • High score 31 ACT • 2 x 3YR AD • 1 x Nurse • 6 x pending Chinese Major The Southern Guards Battalion

  26. CONTACT INFORMATION Southern Guards Battalion Army ROTC Simon Stricklen Enrollment and Scholarship Officer Office#: 864-597-4338 Cell#: 864-205-1719 Email: stricklenws@wofford.edu Wofford, USC-Upstate, Converse, Limestone Army ROTC Links www.armyrotc.com www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.jsp www.wofford.edu/armyROTC The Southern Guards Battalion